The One-Stop Shop of the Atlantic Corridor is at the disposal of applicants in order to coordinate the process of capacity allocation, in addition to facilitate basic information on traffic management and on the use of the freight corridor.
The Atlantic Corridor has established a representative One-Stop Shop, in which ADIF acts on behalf of the four infrastructure managers. The Corridor One-Stop Shop (or C-OSS) is placed in Madrid and is supported by a coordinating IT-tool (Path Coordination System).
The main functions of the C-OSS are as followed:
» Coordinate the construction of prearranged train paths in cooperation with the infrastructure managers included the corridor;
» Allocate capacity of the prearranged and reserve train paths;
» Establish a record of the capacity demands in the corridor;
» Establish and maintain procedures for communication between the Infrastructure Managers and the Terminals encompassed in the corridor;
» Publish the program of the works that might limit the available capacity of the freight corridor;
» Ensure the monitoring of the allocated prearranged train paths usage;
» Provide information on: